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Pediatric Surgery @ Brown

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University



The Hasbro Children's Hospital
Pediatric Surgery Handbook
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Edited by Arlet G. Kurkchubasche, M.D.
Choose a topic below, or click a tab above:
Stats Vital signs in function of age, tube sizes
Nutrition Infant formulas, nutritional needs and TPN orders
Fluids Fluids and electrolytes: theory, treatment, corrections, examples
Trauma Algorithms and protocols in Pediatric Trauma Care
G-tubes Open, laparoscopic and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomies
Pre-op Useful hints and preoperative preparations and orders

Disclaimer: This handbook is designed to be a summary of information; and while it is detailed, it is not an exhaustive review. No liability will be asumed for the use of this handbook, and the absence of typographical errors is not guaranteed. The insititution, department, division and author neither affirm nor deny the accuracy of the information contained herein. Readers are strongly recommended to consult any relevant primary literature concerning conditions, treatments and/or drugs.